Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

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Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts features a large collection of art, in downtown Richmond, VA.

A new atrium, library, gift shop, café and sculpture garden, along with over 20,000 works of art from Art Nouveau and Art Deco to modern are a visual treat for visitors.

VMFA is also known for its large collection of Fabergé jeweled items, and the museum shop is a treasure trove of historic reproductions of both glittering jewelry and objects d’art. And yes, it’s free too!

You don’t have to spend a bundle to explore Richmond, and if you live within driving distance, it would take you several visits just to see all of the free attractions.

It’s a city full of contrasts… urban and gritty in parts, historic and bucolic in others… all overlaid with a dose of Southern hospitality. The north may have “driven ‘ole Dixie down,” but Richmond has become a thriving, multicultural city with much more to offer than just Civil War history.

For more information visit Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.

Ginger

Ginger Warder, A native Virginian, calls Richmond home half of the year. The former restaurant reviewer for Richmond.com enjoys taking her nieces and nephews to the free parks and historic sites in the city.

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Ginger Warder

Ginger Warder

Ginger Warder is a freelance writer based in St. Petersburg, Florida and a member of the Society of American Travel Writers.